Also, Reid wary of GOP push to raise defense spending, and Petraeus on Syria.
The budget increases spending on readiness, but reduces new aircraft, ship buys.
Also, the Navy probes pilot health issues and Carter wants more money for Marine readiness.
Also, Secretary Carter previews $582.7 billion Pentagon budget.
Also, the Wounded Warrior Project denies waste allegations.
A single witness reported hearing gunshots in a basement building.
The Pentagon finished off this month's detainee transfers Thursday with one hitch.
Washington is grappling with a whirlwind weekend of U.S.-Iran developments.
The defining image though may be of sailors on their knees, with their hands behind their heads.
The Pentagon Monday announced its fourth transfer of the month.
The White House says initial analysis isn't "consistent" with the country's claims.
The White House called for "restraint" even as Saudi allies severed ties with Iran.
Also, U.S. criticism of Russian airstrikes and a poll shows most women oppose the draft.
The Obama administration is releasing its 2017 budget calling for $582B for the Pentagon.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter this week is previewing the Pentagon's 2017 budget.
Also, U.S. forces may get a bigger role in Mosul offensive.
Also, Obama taps a new Afghan commander.
U.S. may offer more help as Iraqi forces prepare to retake Mosul from ISIS.
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Defense Secretary Ash Carter said it was "clearly" a mistake the ships strayed off course.
The incident left the administration scrambling just hours before the State of the Union address.
The Pentagon said Thursday that U.S. troops were in a combat "situation" -- but not a combat role...
The Pentagon says current troop levels are "adequate" to deal with the situation.
Ash Carter called his use of the personal account a "mistake."